RPC Named Service

The RPC Named Service component provides remote procedure call (RPC) named services functionality, such as the RPC Locator. The RPC Named Service component exposes all RpcNs* RPC functions.

The RPC Named Service includes RPC Locator service functionality, which runs on the local machine and on the domain controller. The RPC Named service is typically used by applications using the auto_handle attribute.


There are no services for this component.

Associated Components

The following list shows available RPC components:

  • RPC Local, RPC Remote, RPC Authorization Support
  • RPC HTTP CIS Server
  • RPC Named Service
  • RPC Remote over Appletalk
  • RPC Remote over Named Pipes
  • RPC Remote over SPX
  • Secure RPC over Kerberos
  • Secure RPC over Negotiate
  • Secure RPC over NTLM
  • Secure RPC over SSL


There are no configurable settings for this component.


Each RPC component provides a specific RPC capability. You may find it necessary to include multiple RPC components. If an RPC function is called, but the RPC component exposing that function is not installed, the function call fails.

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